and he has been mooching off of her the entire time.
Jeff moved me and my brothers
into my grandmother's house 16 years ago
after my parents divorced.
I refer to my dad as Jeff to other people
because he was never the father figure to me.
He was more of an older brother.
Jeff acts like he's in high school.
He does nothing but smoke weed
and dress like a teenager with ruined pants,
flannels, beanies every single day.
He can't get a meaningful job and he's almost 50.
Jeff expects everything to be handed to him in life.
Every time I have tried to spend time with Jeff,
it seems that he always is asking me for money
or a ride or to borrow my vehicle.
At one point, my dad was working at a fast food restaurant
as a regular crew member and I was hired on as management
which seemed to upset him.
Very shortly after I was hired, he quit.
I feel so terrible for my grandma
because she had to come out of retirement just to support us
and to see my dad not even try to get a meaningful job
but to continually just take take take take take
while she is working herself to death is ludicrous.
I think video games are a good stress relief for me.
I am fed up with my father's behavior.
There is no excuse for it.
He's a grown man.
He can't be my grandma's little baby son anymore.
If my dad doesn't change, then we're done.
Okay, you're fed up, right?
What's pushed you over the edge?
I'm just tired of him constantly no matter what
I'm going through, you know,
I went through a really rough break up recently
and tried to confide in him.
I just lost my home and I lost everything that I have
and his response was, you can come stay on my couch
if I can use your car tomorrow
and that was his response to me telling him
I had nowhere to live.
I'll let you sleep on my couch.
I didn't know he had one, but.
He clearly doesn't.
So at this point he's stuck.
He's got no where to go and he doesn't have experience
in the past decade in his field.
He's got no meaningful relationships with friends
that can actually help him build a reputation
and move foreword and he can't even
treat his kids with respect,
so how are we supposed to help him and be around him.
And he worked for you for a while?
Didn't like that.
Yeah, we were both hired at the same fast food restaurant.
He was hired first and then myself a month later.
I was hired immediately into management.
We started working together and he got angry
because he couldn't boss me around at work
and he would raise his voice at other employees or myself
and I would tell him okay, you got to knock that off,
like go outside take a break
and when you come back inside,
you better be ready to work or you can just go home
and I'll do your job for you
and he just ended up quitting because
he didn't like me being in charge of him I guess.
A young woman claims her father won’t get meaningful work, “mooches” off grandma, and “does nothing but smoke weed and dress like a teenager.”
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